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A Mouthful of Petals : The Story of an Indian Village
Scarfe, Wendy + Allan
Heinemann, London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. First Edition. 214 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has substantial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Edges of pages are significantly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 17030027. Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17030027  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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A New Deal for Papua
Cranswick, G. H. & Shevill, L. W.
F. W. Chershire, Melbourne, 1949. First Edition
 Card Covers Card Covers. Very Good/. First Edition. 167 pages. Chipping at top and bottom of spine. Lightly tanned pages. Reading creases to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 12010514. Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12010514  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Aboriginal Fables and Legendary Tales
Reed, A. W.
A. H. & A.W. Reed, Australia, 1967. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: E. H. Papps. Reprint. 144 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. No dust jacket with this book. Clear, self-adhesive laminate over boards. Pages are lightly tanned. Illustrator: E. H. Papps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 19030135. Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19030135  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Aboriginal Myths: Tales of the Dreamtime
Reed, A. W.
ISBN: 0730102017
Reed, Australia, 1994. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. Reprint. 142 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Horror; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0730102017. ISBN/EAN: 9780730102014. Inventory No: 15050241. Very Good
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
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AFL's Black Stars
Tatz, Colin
ISBN: 085091891X
Lothian, Australia, 1998. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine/. First Edition. 144 pages. Minor creasing to covers. The AFL has spawned many great footballers over the years, but none so exciting as the Aboriginal players. This book looks at what it is that makes these players so exceptional: their skills, their great successes and their uncanny ability to change the course of the match. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 085091891X. ISBN/EAN: 9780850918915. Inventory No: 12030309. Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
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Australian Aboriginal Art : A Souvenir Book of Aboriginal Art in the Australian National Gallery
Caruana, Wally
ISBN: 0642081441
Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1987. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . 55 pages. Covers have light creasing and superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0642081441. ISBN/EAN: 9780642081445. Inventory No: 17070102. Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
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Children of the Mendi Valley
Priest, Elizabeth
,  1958. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Reprint. Edgewear and minor creasing to covers. Previous owner's name in ink. Light soiling to covers. A true story of the children of the mountains of Papua New Guinea. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 11110325. Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
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Dance and Drama in Bali
de Zoete, Beryl & Spies, Walter
Faber & Faber, London, 1938. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 343 pages. Covers have slight soiling. Corners of boards are moderately bumped. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 19030596. Good
Price: $153.00 (AUD)
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Hunters of the Desert Land
Schoeman, P. J.
Howard Timmins, Cape Town, 1961. Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Illustrator: E. Toussaint Van Hove. Revised Edition. 170 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has moderate rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and moderate chips and/or tears. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Illustrator: E. Toussaint Van Hove. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 17030034. Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
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Indians of Canada : Reference Series No. 2
Author Not Stated,
External Communications Division, Canada, 1990. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . 29 pages. Covers have light creasing and slight soiling. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 19060091. Good
Price: $9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19060091  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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Innamincka
Burchill, Elizabeth
Hodder & Stoughton, Australia, 1960. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First Edition. 173 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has mild foxing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Includes 1971 newspaper clipping of the author meeting former US president Lyndon Johnson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 17080092. Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
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Island of Bali : With an Album of Photographs by Rose Covarrubias
Covarrubias, Miguel
Cassell,  1937. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 429 pages. End pages are split at hinges but the binding is still reasonably strong - a little movement. Covers have mild soiling. Edges of boards have moderate wear. Spine has slight fading. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 19030598. Good
Price: $78.00 (AUD)
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Islands of Danger
Beaglehole, Ernest
Progressive Publishing Society, New Zealand, 1944. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 212 pages. Edges of boards have moderate wear. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 16120054. Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
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It's Not the Money It's the Land : Aboriginal Stockmen and the Equal Wages Case
Bunbury, Bill
ISBN: 1863683666
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Australia, 2002. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good (ex-library)/. First Edition. 192 pages. Library stickers on cover and stamp on page edges. No library markings inside. Front and back hinges have been reinforced with tape. Otherwise in excellent condition throughout.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; ISBN: 1863683666. ISBN/EAN: 9781863683661. Inventory No: 17070111. Good (ex-library)
Price: $150.00 (AUD)
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Life In The Crocodile Islands
Wells, Anne
ISBN: 072700185X
Rigby, Australia, 1976. 
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Good/. . 232 pages. Tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; ISBN: 072700185X. ISBN/EAN: 9780727001856. Inventory No: 12100068. Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
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Mama Kuma : One Woman, Two Cultures
Carlyon, Deborah
ISBN: 070223320X
University of Queensland Press, Australia, 2002. First Edition
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. First Edition. 179 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. Kuma Kelage, daughter of a Chimbu chieftain, was there when the world changed. From her quiet mountain village in the New Guinea Highlands, she took change by the hand and led it. Kuma defied tradition and married a white Australian. With her precious golden child Ba, she travelled beyond the boundaries of her home to enter a modern world. This remarkable story of Mama Kuma is told by Ba's daughter with love and humor, and with the insight of the colonised it tells the wonder of one women's journey through two cultures. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 070223320X. ISBN/EAN: 9780702233203. Inventory No: 15110386. Very Good
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Men of Masaba
Harman, Humphrey
ISBN: 0670468924
Viking, USA, 1971. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. 187 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Spine has mild fading. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; ISBN: 0670468924. ISBN/EAN: 9780670468928. Inventory No: 17030005. Very Good
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
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Mexico South : The Isthmus of Tehuantepec
Covarrubias, Miguel
Cassell,  No date. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. . 444 pages. Covers have slight soiling. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Spine has mild fading. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 19030600. Good
Price: $78.00 (AUD)
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Pilgrims of the Wild
Wa-Sha-Quon-Asin (Grey Owl),
Peter Davies, London, 1955. 17th Impression
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 17th Impression. 282 pages. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear. Edges of boards have superficial wear. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Award presentation plate laid in. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 19040251. Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
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Reading Aboriginal Women's Autobiography - Horizon Studies in Literature Series
Gay, Penny
ISBN: 0424002086
Sydney University Press, Australia, 1996. First Edition
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Fine/. First Edition. 64 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Women & Feminism. ISBN: 0424002086. ISBN/EAN: 9780424002088. Inventory No: 15070181. Fine
Price: $29.00 (AUD)
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The Australian Aborigines - Around Australia Program Series
Elkin, A. P.
Nelson Doubleday, Australia, 1966. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Fair/. First Edition. 64 pages. Light soiling to covers and a small corner crease on back cover. Cover is completely missing from book, otherwise the pages are in very good condition with all 21 colour plates being present and glued into appropriate locations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 12030721. Fair
Price: $19.00 (AUD)
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The Hungry Heart
Griffiths, Max
ISBN: 0864174861
Kangaroo Press, Australia, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Condition. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. 176 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0864174861. ISBN/EAN: 9780864174864. Inventory No: 16120036. Near Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
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The Inuit of Canada : Reference Series No. 38
Usher, Peter & Wenzel, George & Jull, Peter
External Communications Division, Canada, 1987. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . 29 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 19060092. Very Good
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
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The People in Between : The Pitjantjatjara People of Ernabella
Hillard, Winifred
Hodder & Stoughton, Great Britain, 1968. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good Condition. First Edition. 253 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and minor chips and/or tears. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Foxing on end pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 16030308. Very Good
Price: $33.00 (AUD)
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The Tribe That Hides from Man
Cowell, Adrian
Book Club Associates, London, 1974. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book Club Edition. 251 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book recounts the terrifying game of hide-and seek as Claudio and Orlando Villas Boas, who the author accompanied in order to make his prize-winning television documentary, cut a trail deeper and deeper through the hostile Brazilian jungle into the territory of the elusive and dangerous Kreen Akrore tribe who for years had been killing intruders on sight. The author has told his dramatic and exciting story with a deep understanding of the predicament facing primitive man in the modern world. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 07050078. Very Good
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
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The Work of the Gods in Tikopia
Firth, Raymond
Melbourne University Press, Australia, 1967. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good Condition. Second Edition. 490 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has moderate rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; Inventory No: 16120076. Very Good
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
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The World of Chief Seattle : How Cna One Sell the Air?
Jefferson, Warren
ISBN: 1570670951
Native Voices, USA, 2001. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Near Fine/. First Edition. 127 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Chief Seattle, in his youth a great war chief, became an advocate for peace and friendship with the white settlers. He is renowned today for an eloquent speech given during treaty negotiations with the U.S. government in which he expressed a hope for peaceful coexistence and respect for the environment. This book puts the great Chief's life into the context of his time and gives a brief history of the region and its many tribes, with particular emphasis on his tribe, the Suquamish. Includes the complete speech and many rare 19th and early 20th century photographs of village life. Produced in cooperation with the Suquamish tribe. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; ISBN: 1570670951. ISBN/EAN: 9781570670954. Inventory No: 15060303. Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15060303  Bookseller: Manyhills Books
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This Land is Our Land : The Mohawk Revolt at Oka
MacLaine, Craig & Baxendale, Michael
ISBN: 0888902298
Optimum,  1991. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. . 121 pages. Tear across middle of spine. Covers have light creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; ISBN: 0888902298. ISBN/EAN: 9780888902290. Inventory No: 15060307. Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
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Victims or Victors? : The Story of the Victorian Aborigines Advancement League
Author Not Stated,
ISBN: 0908090862
Hyland House, Melbourne, 1985. First Edition
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Very Good/. First Edition. 127 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; ISBN: 0908090862. ISBN/EAN: 9780908090860. Inventory No: 19040190. Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
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Wandering Girl
Ward, Glenyse
ISBN: 0731616235
Magabala Books, Australia, 1987. 
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Good (ex-library)/Good. . 158 pages. Text contains marks and notes, in pencil. Tanned pages. Dust jacket has bumping to edges. Light soiling to edges. Slight spine lean. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. From her mission upbringing, Glenyse Ward is sent to work as a domestic in a wealthy Western Australian farming district. This is a personal account of Aboriginal experience, an honest account of injustice. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; ISBN: 0731616235. ISBN/EAN: 9780731616237. Inventory No: 12100115. Good (ex-library)
Price: $7.00 (AUD)
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